Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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BioLib.cz Import
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Order
Appeltans et al, 2012
AquaMaps Resource Order
AskNature Order
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Order
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Order
Conabio Order
Creaturecast
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Scleractinia
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Interns
  • Scleractinia
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Order
  • Scleractinia
EOLspecies
  • Scleractinia
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Order
IRMNG
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Global Biotic Interactions Order
Global Biotic Interactions Order
Global Biotic Interactions Order
Global Biotic Interactions Order
Hexacorallians of the World Resource Order
IABIN resource Order
IUCN Red List Order
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import Order
Monthly ARKive text import Order
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Order
MCZ resource Order
MarLIN resource Order
Marine Life in Koh Phangan resource
  • Scleractinia
Moorea Biocode
  • Scleractinia
NCBI Taxonomy
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NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Order
Natural History Museum Species of the day Order
NatureServe resource Order
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Scleractinia incertae sedis
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Scleractinia Bourne, 1900
OBIS depth range resource Order
OBIS depth range resource Family
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Order
Paleobiology Database
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Invertebrates of the Salish Sea Order
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Scleractinia
Monthly ARKive text import Order
IUCN Structured Data Order
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Order
Wikipedia Order
iNaturalist Images Order

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